Simley captures another 2A crown to cap convincing year

Spartans crushed Fairmont/Martin County West in the final to cap a dominant season.

After a decisive victory over Marshall in last year’s state title match, Simley entered this season as the unquestioned top team in Class 2A.

A 48-10 victory over Fairmont/Martin County West in the state final Thursday at Xcel Energy Center assured it will stay that way until next year.

It’s Simley’s eighth title in the past 13 years and 13th overall.

“They knew when they wrestled their best, they were the best team,” Simley coach Will Short said of his athletes. “[Thursday] they were. They worked extremely hard.” Continue reading at

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